Stephanie Savage (f)
Clinical Nurse Manager
Richard Meades (m)
Caroline Wardell (f)
Kerry Smith (f)
Diabetes Specialist nurse
Lucia Makeman (f)
Margaret Rawson (f)
Andrea Potter (f)
Jo Cullen (f)
Janet Wise (f)
Practice nurses are qualified and registered nurses. They can help with health issues such as family planning, healthy living advice, blood pressure checks and dressings. The practice nurses run clinics for long-term health conditions such as asthma or diabetes, minor ailment clinics and carry out cervical smears.
Healthcare assistants support practice nurses with their daily work and carry out tasks such as phlebotomy (drawing blood), blood pressure measurement and new patient checks. They may act as a chaperone when a patient or doctor requests one.
Mary Reynolds (f)
Diane Coleman (f)
Laura Watkinson (f)
Emma O'keeffe (f)
Lauren Hegarty (f)
Ruth Radcliffe (f)
Sarah Dale -Practice Manager
Lisa Johnson - Business Manager
Jane Field - Finance Manager
Sharron Wood - HR Manager, Larwood Surgery
Suzanne Davies- Estates Manager
Liz Driver- Appointments Manager
Gail Dunn- Training & Development Manager
Teresa Westwood - Operations Manager
The practice management are involved in managing all of the business aspects of the practice such as making sure that the right systems are in place to provide a high quality of patient care, human resources, finance, patient safety, premises and equipment and information technology. The practice management supports the GPs and other medical professionals with delivering patient services and also helps to develop extended services to enhance patient care.
Receptionists provide an important link for patients with the practice and are your initial contact point for general enquiries. They can provide basic information on services and results and direct you to the right person depending on your health issue or query. Receptionists make most of the patient appointments with the GPs and nurses. They also perform other important tasks such as issuing repeat prescriptions and dealing with prescription enquiries, dealing with financial claims, dealing with patient records and carrying out searches and practice audits.
A health visitor is a registered nurse who has received training particularly related to babies, children and pregnant women. Their role is to provide families with children under five years old with support and advice around the general aspects of mental, physical and social wellbeing.
Attached to the surgeries are District nurses, Health Visitors, Midwives and Community Psychiatric Nurses.
To leave a message for a district nurse or health visitor please ring: Single Point of Access (SPA) at Retford Hospital on 01777 274422.